Video effects specialist Robert McIntosh was recently featured by Vimeo for this 2-minute video showing an unusual continuous shot captured with a camera drone. It “seems impossible flying through signs, benches and fences from the street to the coast to reveal a
perfectly lit Los Angeles all without a single cut,” McIntosh says. “And it was made with the cheapest of gear as well.”

For this project, McIntosh used a $120 quadcopter kit fitted with a $5 camera mount and a GoPro Hero4 Black. The “secret ingredient” was ReelSteady, the advanced video stabilization software that McIntosh created and launched in
August 2015.

Some beautiful flying – he claims to have nailed it on the first take. Also the raw video
so you can A/B. Words like remarkable come to mind.


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